Gather around a table of pizza

It is very rare that one finds a restaurant that was born not only out of a love for food and cooking but also out of a love for helping their food suppliers around it. Gather is one of these restaurants. In 2001, Eric Fenster, co-owner of Gather, began working
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Artichoke Basille’s brings New York pizza to Berkeley

The Melt and the Asian Ghetto have grown to be all-time UC Berkeley student favorites, but recently another establishment has emerged, taking Southside by storm. Artichoke Basille’s Pizza, which opened late last semester on the corner of Durant Avenue and Bowditch Street, is a pizzeria that quickly gained popularity in
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Here is a list of free food this week

College students love food. Actually, what we really, truly adore is food that is free. Luckily, college is one of those times when we can drop in on tons of events hosted by Cal’s student organizations and leave with some sort of edible reward. We know our way around the
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Macarons and hot chocolate at Tout Sweet Patisserie

Tucked into the third floor of Macy’s department store in Union Square is the delicious Tout Sweet Patisserie. Started by pastry chef Yigit Pura and the owners of Taste Catering and Event Planning, the shop offers pastry selections ranging from French macarons to layered parfaits and packaged gifts. The store
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Latin American cultural catering at Cafe La Pena

In Berkeley, La Pena Cultural Center and Cafe La Pena are cultural hubs for showcasing art and cuisine with a strong emphasis on Latin American countries. The cultural center has strong historical ties and was started in 1975 as a response to the military coup that overthrew Salvador Allende. Through the
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Fondue Fred: a meal to be shared with friends

Sometimes you’re in need of a restaurant where you can pig out on something other than the usual pizza or burger. You might also want to enjoy a semi-formal atmosphere you can’t usually obtain from the dining hall or pizza joint around the corner. In those moments, we think Fondue Fred is
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Too lazy to cook? Eat your 3 meals from a mug

When pots and pans are too much effort and eating off of a plate seems unappealing, reach for a coffee mug instead. These quick recipes, aggregated from various blogs, will save you dish-washing and cooking time while still delivering on flavor. Go ahead and have your three meals each day
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Quick recipe: homemade crepes

Pancakes and waffles are age-old breakfast traditions, but wherever I go, crepes always leave the best impression. They’re great for any time of the day, and you can make them healthy, pig-out-worthy or a mixture of both. The basic crepe requires only six ingredients and some water. It’s so easy
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